St Johns County Newswire

St Johns County Newswire

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  1. Tough market for Advanced Disposal IPORead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Financial News & Daily Record

    With stocks teetering and the IPO market basically dormant, it seems like the worst possible time to bring out an initial public offering. The waste management company headquartered in Nocatee in St. Johns County hopes to sell about 21.4 million shares at $20 to $22 each.

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  2. Woman saved from submerging car in retention pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | St. Augustine Record

    An off-duty St. Johns County Sheriff's deputy and two Good Samaritans pulled a woman from a retention pond in Fruit Cove after she reportedly lost control of her vehicle and crashed Saturday evening. The woman was taken to the hospital after being rescued just after 10 p.m., according to Commander Chuck Mulligan with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

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  3. Police report for Feb. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | St. Augustine Record

    The following log is from reports from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office , St. Augustine Beach Police Department and St. Augustine Police Department : Beers, Daniel Joseph, 25, Canal Fulton, Ohio. Charges: Simple assault, resisting an officer without violence, resisting an officer-obstruction by disguised person.

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  4. Seismic RecognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Folio Weekly

    Last week, Fernandina Beach Mayor Johnny Miller and St. Augustine activist Hunter Miller were awarded national recognition by the world's largest ocean conservation and advocacy organization, Oceana, for their work fighting against oil drilling and seismic airgun testing in the Atlantic Ocean.

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  5. Palencia Dental raises $11,000 for the Wildflower Clinic and Junior Service League of St. AugustineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Folio Weekly

    Stephanie Kinsey, DDS, owner and founder of Palencia Dental in St. Augustine, Fla.

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  6. Off-duty deputy, passerby save woman from submerged carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | WSOCTV

    An off-duty deputy and good Samaritan jumped into 50-degree water and saved a woman from a submerged car Saturday night. The woman drove her car into a retention pond on Durbin Creek Boulevard for unknown reasons around 10 p.m. A deputy who was on his way home from dinner with his family drove by and saw the glow of the woman's tail lights from the water, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. Police report for Feb. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | St. Augustine Record

    The following is from reports from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office , the St. Augustine Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol : Dempsey, Timothy Carl, 21, St. Augustine. Charge: Contributing to the delinquency of a minor by allowing alcohol and/or drug use at open house party.

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  8. 2 St. Johns County charter schools poised for renewal; St. Paul School of Excellence opts to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | St. Augustine Record

    In a year in which three charter school contracts with the St. Johns County School District come up for renewal, each is poised to meet a unique fate. Up for renewal this year were contracts for The Academy of Business and Leadership, St. Augustine Public Montessori School and St. Paul School of Excellence.

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  9. Money rolling in for St. Johns County Commission candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | St. Augustine Record

    With several months to go before qualifying begins, a handful of candidates for St. Johns County Commission have already received or brought in more than $161,000 in combined contributions, with more than $146,000 being split among just three candidates. Some of the top donors include real estate groups and developers, many with Duval County addresses.

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  10. 1 case of Zika virus confirmed in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Echo

    A total of 35 people nationwide have been diagnosed with the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . In most people it causes mild or no symptoms.

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  11. Florida's History May Help in Battle Against Zika VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WCAV

    State health officials said Friday that a case of the Zika virus was found in Osceola County, outside Orlando, and one in St. Johns County, near Jacksonville. The new cases bring Florida's total count to 14 in seven counties.

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  12. Four arrested in St. Augustine home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | St. Augustine Record

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Four men accused of forcing their way inside a St. Augustine home in broad daylight and robbing a couple last month have been arrested in connection to the crime.

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  13. First case of Zika virus reported in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | St. Augustine Record

    The Zika virus has made its way to the First Coast with one case now reported in St. Johns County, the state Department of Health announced Friday. The number of cases in Florida has risen to 14, Florida Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong said in a news release.

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  14. Black cowboys focus of traveling exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Two centuries before the cattle drives in the Old West defined the popular image of the cowboy, Africans and African-Americans were tending vast herds on the prairies of 17th century Florida. It's a little-known chapter in American history that a new traveling museum exhibit is seeking to bring to the public's attention.

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  15. Shearwater hosts grand opening celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | St. Augustine Record

    Shearwater, the new master-planned residential community on County Road 210, welcomed more than 1,000 homebuyers to the community's grand opening celebration on Saturday, Jan. 30. Shearwater's amenity center will include a 7,200 square feet Fitness Lodge, four Har-Tru clay tennis courts, a resort-style lagoon and lap pools, slide tower, Lazy River and a variety of playfields.

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  16. Toll Brothers introduces new home designRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | St. Augustine Record

    Toll Brothers, the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, has introduced a brand new home design, the 2,675 square-foot Captiva, at Coastal Oaks at Nocatee. The new home design is spacious and elegant, featuring an open floor plan with three bedrooms and two and one half-baths.

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  17. Police report for Feb. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | St. Augustine Record

    The following is from reports from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol : Barnette, Joseph Dustin, 21, St. Augustine. Charges: Knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, resisting an officer without violence.

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  18. Law & Order: Two men sought for grand theft of Wal-Mart TVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | St. Augustine Record

    The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office is seeking two men in connection with a grand theft this week of merchandise from Wal-Mart on U.S. 1 South in St. Augustine. Surveillance videos show the two men, dressed in black clothing, entered the store shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday, loaded four flat-screen televisions into a shopping cart and walked to the front of the store.

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  19. Proposed development raises concerns in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | St. Augustine Record

    A development in northeast St. Johns County has caused a stir among some in the neighborhood over a variance request to add more fill that they say could set a precedent for other developers. Lisa Cook, who lives near the project, is one of the opponents of a variance for Ponte Vedra Beach Preserve.

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  20. Florida's beauty, weirdness provide endless material for author DorseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | St. Augustine Record

    Even with a main character like Serge A. Storms, a mentally unstable vigilante killer who plays a leading role in most of Tim Dorsey's novels, a writer might eventually run out of clever story ideas. But Dorsey, speaking at the St. Johns County Auditorium Friday afternoon, said Serge is just the main vehicle he uses to play out the wackiness of his home state.

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